The '''Boston Academy of Music''' is an institute of higher education in the field of music, located in Boston, Massachusetts
. It was founded in 1833 by Lowell Mason
and William Channing Woodbridge
. It was the first music school of its kind in the country.
[Crawford, pg. 149]
In the 1830s-1840s it occupied the Odeon, Boston|Odeon
on Federal Street.
[Boston Academy of Music. Annual Report. 1836, 1844]
In 1982, the "Boston Academy of Music" was revived by the singer Richard Conrad
, who led it for 23 years. In 2003, the name of the non-profit company was changed from "Boston Academy of Music" to "Opera Boston
", and it continued until the end of 2011. In 2013, "Boston Academy of Music" was revived a second time by the singer and impresario Peter Terry
Image:1839 BostonAcademy of Music BostonAlmanac p89.png|thumb|right|Boston Academy of Music, 1839